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    For shakuhachi players just starting to learn, I use a number of exercises, plus some Japanese folksongs, etc, all in Chikuho notation. This notation differs from the most common shakuhachi notation systems (Kinko and...

…in the Between

Queensland Academy of Creative Arts  (Brisbane)                             February 20 (or 21st – date TBC) 2015 Denmark Festival of Voice, (Denmark Western Australia)               29 May – 2 June 20... read more

Marshall McGuire – harp

15 February 2015 3pm and 7pm A very special concert in the beautiful Utzun Room in the Sydney Opera House, featuring harpist Marshall McGuire. I will be performing two pieces with Marshall: Stuart Greenbaum’s A Life...

NALU CD RE-RELEASE

One of my favourite CDs, Nalu has been re-released on the Sound of Bamboo label. This recording features folk harpist Andy Rigby, with a guest appearance by harpist Rebecca Hood. “Nalu” means ‘surf’ in the Hawaiian...

December Concert MRC Salon Melbourne

Click image to zoom in.   Riley performs with Tony Gould (piano), Imogen Manins (cello) and Joseph Batrouney (percussion), at Melbourne Recital Centre’s Salon. Two peformances: 5 and 6 December 2014. Both nights are from 7PM....

“…in the Between”

A meditative presentation by Trikaya: Michael Askill – singing bowls and gongs; Tenzin Choelgyal – flute, vocals and gyaling; James Coates – spoken word; Riley Lee – shakuhachi, nohkan and drum. …in the Between allows excerpt... read more

The Carcoar Cup Marathon

  http://www.carcoarcup.com.au/ 2010 I first read Haruki Murakami’s book, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, some months before the car hit me. My ‘vehicle vs pedestrian” accident occurred on 28 October 2010, on...

Shakuhachi Concert

Traditional Bamboo Flute concert When: Friday 31 October 7pm. Where: The Old Darlington School. Maze Crescent, The University of Sydney, Darlington NSW 2008. Suggested Donation: $15 Performers include Grand Master Riley Lee, Master Bronwyn Kirkpatrick and... read more

Journey To Stillness

JOURNEY TO STILLNESS This concert is part of the 2014 Sydney Sacred Music Festival. In JOURNEY TO STILLNESS, I will be joined by John Cleworth. My shakuhachi will interact with sounds created or designed by John...